Table 3

SWOT Analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats).

Analyse SWOT (forces, faiblesses, contraintes et opportunités).

Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats
Yield increase or production stabilization Increase of expenses (inputs, cover crop/dead mulch transportation, labour) Partnership dissemination project (e.g. the Agro-ecology Based Aggradation-Conservation agriculture [ABACO] project) Farmers individualism
Improvement of soil structure, fertility and moisture Pests increase Spontaneous spread between CA and non CA farmers Lack of organisation between producers and supply problems for seeds, and inputs
Reduction of labor requirements related to weeding and no-tillage Increase of labor for planting associated crops and cover crop transport   Non-transmission of CA during intergenerational handover

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